OCTOPUS ( Octopus vulgaris)

Local namePULPO
History of fishing in the areaHistory in the strictest sense is not as important as the stories, customs and traditions linked to catching fish or seafood, above all from the perspective of the men and women of the sea and who collect the produce and the relevance this has on their ec
Technical DescriptionCephalopod, with a strong head and long, strong tentacles. The skin on the head is adorned with prominences. The colour varies greatly depending on the colour of the sea bed where it lives.
Fishing groundIt lives along our coast between the shore and a depth of 100 m. on rocky or sandy beds.
Fishing techniquesRods
PortsBurela, Ribadeo, Cariño, Cedeira and San Ciprán.
Traditional dishesPolbo á galega (Octopus with oil and paprika), grilled, with potatoes.